Treasuries Fall, Commodities Decline, Stocks Slump, Dollar Strengthens - U.S Daily Markets Wrap

Stocks decline led by decline in small cap and energy sector stocks, while 10-year treasury yields decrease, dollar strengthens, and crude oil declines

May 31, 2022 by Kwhen Finance Editors

Treasuries Fall, Commodities Decline, Stocks Slump, Dollar Strengthens - U.S Daily Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks fell by 0.6% today fueled by a 1.1% decline in small cap stocks and a 1.6% decline in energy stocks. The S&P 500 Index is currently down 12.3% year-to-date, and up 0.2% over the past 12 months. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is currently down 8.2% year-to-date, and down 2.5% over the past 12 months. Elsewhere, commodities fell 0.8% with gold falling 1.0%, crude oil falling 0.1% and copper falling 0.8%. The yield on 10-year Treasuries is 2.75%, while the dollar strengthened by 0.2% against a basket of other currencies. Meanwhile, investment grade corporate bonds fell by 0.7%, and high yield bonds fell by 0.9%.

Stocks

  • The S&P 500 Index declined 0.6%.
  • The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined 0.6%.
  • The Nasdaq Composite Index rose 0.0%.
  • The Nasdaq 100 Index declined 0.2%.
  • The Volatility Index rose 0.4%.
  • Large cap stocks, as represented by the S&P 100 Index, declined 0.3%.
  • Mid cap stocks, as represented by the S&P MidCap 400 Index, declined 1.0%.
  • Small cap stocks, as represented by the S&P SmallCap 600 Index, declined 1.1%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P 500SPY-0.56%-12.3%+0.2%+40.5%+87.6%
Dow Jones Industrial AverageDIA-0.56%-8.2%-2.5%+35.2%+74.5%
Nasdaq Composite IndexONEQ+0.042%-22.0%-10.8%+30.1%+104.5%
Nasdaq 100 IndexQQQ-0.18%-22.2%-7.0%+33.9%+126.9%
CBOE Volatility IndexVXX+0.45%+21.2%-35.3%-83.1%-17.6%
S&P Large CapOEF-0.32%-13.9%-0.2%+38.3%+90.9%
S&P Mid CapIJH-0.97%-10.1%-5.7%+47.3%+58.4%
S&P Small CapIJR-1.1%-10.4%-7.9%+58.5%+60.1%

Sectors

  • Stocks in the Consumer Discretionary sector rose the most with a 0.5% gain.
  • Stocks in the Energy sector fell the most with a 1.6% decline.
  • With a 154.1% gain, stocks in the Technology sector have advanced the most over the past 5 years
  • With a 9.0% decline, stocks in the Telecom sector have declined the most over the past 5 years
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Consumer DiscretionaryXLY+0.51%-24.7%-10.5%+25.5%+78.8%
UtilitiesIDU+0.25%+4.6%+17.0%+30.1%+56.7%
Health CareIYH0.0%-6.5%+6.2%+29.5%+88.4%
FinancialsIYF-0.39%-8.8%-3.1%+46.4%+64.9%
TechnologyIYW-0.69%-22.5%-3.6%+42.1%+154.1%
Consumer StaplesXLP-0.71%-2.3%+8.5%+33.3%+52.0%
TelecomIYZ-0.76%-15.9%-15.0%+2.3%-9.0%
IndustrialsIYJ-0.81%-13.0%-11.9%+34.4%+55.5%
Real EstateIYR-1.2%-13.2%+2.4%+35.0%+47.0%
MaterialsIYM-1.5%+2.9%+5.0%+68.8%+77.2%
EnergyIYE-1.6%+56.4%+72.9%+142.8%+51.9%

Bonds

  • The yield on 1-year Treasuries remained unchanged at 1.99% today.
  • The yield on 5-year Treasuries remained unchanged at 2.7% today.
  • The yield on 10-year Treasuries remained unchanged at 2.75% today.
  • The yield on 30-year Treasuries remained unchanged at 2.99% today.
NameTickerYieldDoD Yield Δ
1-year TreasuriesDGS11.99%0%
5-year TreasuriesDGS52.7%0%
10-year TreasuriesDGS102.75%0%
30-year TreasuriesDGS302.99%0%

Credit

  • Investment grade corporate bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid Investment Grade Index fell by 0.7%.
  • High yield bonds tracked by the Markit iBoxx USD Liquid High Yield Index fell by 0.9%.
  • Emerging market bonds tracked by the J.P. Morgan Emerging Markets Core Index fell by 0.5%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
Investment GradeLQD-0.74%-12.3%-10.6%-8.5%+10.6%
High YieldHYG-0.86%-6.4%-4.4%+5.9%+14.5%
Emerging MarketsEMB-0.51%-14.6%-14.9%-7.0%-1.2%

Commodities

  • The S&P GSCI Total Return Index, the leading measure of general commodity price movements, declined by 0.8%
  • West Texas Intermediate crude oil declined by 0.1%.
  • Brent crude oil rose by 1.9%.
  • Gold declined by 1.0%.
  • Copper declined by 0.8%.
  • Silver declined by 2.6%.
NameTickerDoD %ΔYTD %Δ1 Yr %2 Yr %5 Yr %
S&P GSCI Total Return IndexGSG-0.83%+47.6%+63.3%+157.1%+75.5%
Bloomberg Commodity Index TRDJCB0.0%+37.2%+47.0%+121.0%+73.7%
Crude Oil West Texas IntermediateDBO-0.10%+43.7%+64.7%+199.5%+136.3%
Brent Crude OilBNO+1.9%+61.5%+91.8%+245.3%+142.3%
GoldIAU-1.0%+1.2%-2.8%+6.6%+45.1%
CopperCPER-0.80%-3.8%-9.3%+68.8%+57.6%
SilverSLV-2.6%-5.3%-21.4%+22.2%+23.6%

Currencies

  • The Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar Index, which measures the greenback against a basket of other currencies, strengthened by 0.2% to $27.21 today.
  • The Euro weakened by 0.2% to $1.07.
  • The British pound weakened by 0.4% to $1.26.
  • The Japanese yen strengthened by 1.5% to 128.7 per dollar.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Deutsche Bank Long US Dollar IndexUUP$27.21+0.2%
EUR-USDEURUSD$1.07-0.2%
GBP-USDGBPUSD$1.26-0.4%
USD-JPYUSDJPY128.70¥+1.5%

Cryptocurrencies

  • Bitcoin stayed level at $29362.33 today.
  • Ethereum stayed level at $1815.22 today.
  • Tether declined by 9.5% to $0.9242758341509819 today.
  • XRP rose by 9.1% to $0.42 today.
NameTickerPriceDoD %Δ
Bitcoin USDBTCUSD$29362.330.0%
Ethereum USDETHUSD$1815.220.0%
Tether USDUSDTUSD$0.92-9.5%
XRP USDTXRPUSDT0.42+9.1%

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